Teatro Paraguas maintains a 55-seat studio theatre not only for its own productions but as a community resource for performing and literary arts in northern New Mexico and an incubator for emerging theatre groups,youth groups, individual performers, poets and musicians.
We have produced 33 plays since our debut performance !Neruda: canto porque canto y porque canto! in 2004.
Our work falls roughly into four categories:
Since 2008, Teatro Paraguas has produced 12 plays by eight New Mexico playwrights. TP is committed to promoting local writers whose work reflects the Hispanic/Latino/New Mexico experience.
Manhattan Glass, by Joey Chavez
The Medea Complex, by Patricia Crespin
The Ballad of Sucio's Frog, by Mary Mier
Shortes and Overpopulation, by Angelo Jaramillo
Choices, by RosaRio Roybal
Lion in the Lamb, by Deborah Dennison
Parted Waters, by Robert Benjamin
We Are Hispanic-American Women...OK?, by Patricia Crespin
Las tres Pigletitas y el Diablo the Wolf, by Patricia Crespin
Las Apariciónes de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, by Linda Pedro de Martinez
Arrores, by Angelo Jaramillo
Teatro Paraguas is committed to working with teens and young people from both native Hispanic and immigrant families. Past projects include the Cuentos series and Choices, Shortes, Overpopulation, Las Apariciones de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, and Tres Comedias Curiosas. Young actors work alongside experienced adult actors onstage, gaining invaluable experience.
TP Son de domingo events provide opportunities for poets and musicians to perform in an intimate setting on a split-of-donations basis on Sunday evenings.
TP makes its Studio available for classes, workshops, and rehearsals and performances by performers and other theater companies.
Teatro Paraguas is a 501(c)(3) arts organization (FEIN 27-0419425) and serves as fiscal agent for several Santa Fe-based theater companies.
We are open to partnerships with other arts organizations, non-profit service organizations and local businesses, as well as commissions, mentorships, suggestions for programming, comments, and feedback.
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This project is made possible in part by:
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Founding Members: Macarena Muñoz (Spain), Cathy Nelson (Mexico), Gustav Alsina (Uruguay), Meg Hachman, Mary Mier, Karmela Gonzales, Enid Howarth, Corinna MacNeice, Ron Mier, Ray Gere, Crawford MacCallum, Argos MacCallum
Board of Directors: Argos MacCallum (president), Alan Rapoport (treasurer), John Camacho (secretary)
3205 Calle Marie Suite B Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Tel: 505 424-1601
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